The Seminoles come to Blacksburg with an 11 and 4 record, and are 1 and 0 in the ACC, but fresh off a loss to Auburn.
Tech, meanwhile, on a five-game winning streak, doing it shorthanded. The Hokies will have to go the rest of the way without a full compliment of players.
While Seth Greenberg's group may not be deep they have found some chemistry.
"As we reinvent ourselves, I think our chemistry has improved, our chemistry is really good right now. We have passing sequences in practice, as well obviously in the last five games that guys have a good shot who give it to the next guy who has a good shot who gives it to the next guy who has a better shot and that has been fun to watch," said Greenberg.
Florida State makes its rounds through the ACC during the season. And while the stop in Blacksburg may seem the same as any other to the untrained eye, the Seminoles say that Cassell Coliseum in one of a kind.
"We only played there one time, but that old gym at Virginia Tech, it got loud in there. It is nine or ten thousand strong in there. I only played one time, but it was tougher than Duke I would say," said Derwin Kitchen.
"The lighting makes it dim in there. It throws everything off. Usually you go into a gym, they have bright lights that they have worked on. But they stay with their dim lights and it works to their advantage," said Chris Singleton.